in Midlands Province, Zimbabwe

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-19.450 and 29.817 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -19° 27' 0" and E 29° 49' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - ZWL
Spoken languages:
English, Shona, South Ndebele, North Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:22 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Harare
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 5:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vacationland Hawaii
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zimbabwe in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Zimbabwe.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zimbabwe. Last Update: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Discover Gweru

Gweru in Midlands Province with it's 146,073 citizens is a city in Zimbabwe about 138 mi (or 223 km) south-west of Harare, the country's capital city.

Local time in Gweru is now 06:22 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Harare with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Gweru. The closest airport in Zimbabwe is Masvingo International Airport in a distance of 80 mi (or 128 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Zimbabwe is Great Zimbabwe National Monument in a distance of 75 mi (or 121 km), East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Masvingo, Bulawayo, Gwanda, Harare and Lupane. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

30°C (85 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

31°C (88 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2024

30°C (86 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Antelope Park Sjw_uk's photos around Gweru, Zimbabwe (gweru lion volunteer projects zimbabwe)

Published: December 01, 2010
Length: 59:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Sjw_uk's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod...

Simbarashe Manyika, Midlands State University Christian Union Service.wmv

Published: April 28, 2012
Length: 32:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Simbarashe Manyika

Sermon by Simbarashe Manyika at MSU, Gweru, Zimbabwe, during CU service on 01/02/2012.

Lion Feeding Part Deux - Antelope Park, Zimbabwe

Published: June 25, 2013
Length: 01:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Michael Parry-Jones

Taken at Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe.

Jesus Heals - i can read your t shirt now

Published: July 10, 2009
Length: 11:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dugmores

One of the first places we ministered was at this old age home for the destitute in Gweru. 5 blind or partial sighted people there where able to see after they had been prayed for. Some where...

Walking with two 17 month old male lions antelope park zimbabwe

Published: October 24, 2009
Length: 01:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rebellionrob

This was my final day with the lions before i had to go back home. These two beauties are Llandella and Llatolla, both amazing specimens, both male. Only once did i see them stalk one of...

Lion stuck in a tree! Call the fire brigade!! Antelope Park Gweru Zimbabwe

Published: October 19, 2009
Length: 36:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rebellionrob

Walking 3 lions all around 10 months old (big enough to eat you if they wanted to)

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Gweru (formerly Gwelo until 1982) is a city near the centre of Zimbabwe at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:19|25|S|29|50|E||| | |name= }}. It has a population of about 146,073 (2009), making it the fifth largest city in the nation. Gweru is the capital of Midlands Province, and was founded in 1894 by Dr. Leander Starr Jameson. The first bank opened in Gweru in 1896, and the stock exchange in 1898. The railway arrived in 1902.

Located at -19.4167, 29.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gweru, Gweru District, Populated places in Zimbabwe, Midlands Province, Provincial capitals in Zimbabwe

Ascot Stadium

Ascot Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Gweru, Zimbabwe. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium for Hardbody F. C and Chapungu United. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people.

Located at -19.4167, 29.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Zimbabwe, Stadiums in Zimbabwe, Multi-purpose stadiums in Zimbabwe

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gweru.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gwelo, Gweru, GWE, Гверу